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Kate Klise

Kate Klise
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Kate Klise is the author of several picture books and novels, including Grounded and Homesick. She frequently collaborates with her sister, the illustrator M. Sarah Klise. Kate travels all over the country speaking to classrooms about her work. She lives in Norwood, Missouri.

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Kate Klise; Illustrated by M. Sarah Klise
Feiwel & Friends
Feiwel & Friends

Eli the dog has been with Astrid since her parents brought her home from the hospital as a baby. Now Astrid is getting older, and so is Eli. Before he slows down too much, Astrid wants to make fun memories with him. So she makes a bucket list for Eli.

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Homesick

Kate Klise
Square Fish
Square Fish

Benny's parents are splitting up. His mom leaves home after a fight about a mysterious splinter that is rumored to be part of an important relic. Benny's dad has always liked clutter, but now, he...

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Grounded

Kate Klise
Square Fish
Square Fish

A middle grade novel about a 12-year-old girl dealing with loss, who uncovers a rather grisly scam involving a crematorium.

After her brother, sister, and father die in a plane crash,...

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Grammy Lamby and the Secret Handshake

Kate Klise and M. Sarah Klise
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Larry is a little lamb with a larger-than-life grandmother. She talks loudly, carries a heavy sewing machine, and has big plans to take Larry to Tanzania and the South Seas when he grows up. She...

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Shall I Knit You a Hat?

Kate Klise; Illustrated by M. Sarah Klise
Square Fish
Square Fish

A delightful tale of holiday giving.

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Why Do You Cry?

Kate Klise; illustrations by M. Sarah Klise
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Crying is just for babies—right?

In a starred review, Publishers Weekly said of Kate and M. Sarah Klise's first picture book, Shall I Knit You A Hat?: "The Klises consistently...

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